Letter: In McGovern's day, word 'meat' was off the table | February 16, 2011 | Almanac | Almanac Online |



Viewpoint - February 16, 2011

Letter: In McGovern's day, word 'meat' was off the table

The dietary guidelines recently released by the departments of Agriculture and Health and Human Services are continuing a 30-year trend of recommending replacement of animal products and other fatty foods in our diet with vegetables, fruits, and whole grains. The recommendations reflect widespread concern with the epidemic of obesity and other precursors of killer diseases, particularly among our children.

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